On Friday, the tech-giant Facebook announced its plan to launch OpenCellular, reports NetworkWorld.com, a mobile infrastructure platform that is designed to expand internet access to parts of the developing world.
“Facebook has no intention of transforming itself into a bona fide Internet Service Provider” said Wired.com,
“and it’s not interested in selling this new hardware. The aim is to
give it away so that a community of players can build networks,” Wired said. “Google
is pushing in a similar direction building high-flying drones and
high-altitude balloons, the difference is Facebook is freely sharing its
design, a way of accelerating the progress of new technology that has
served the company so well in the past,” Wired said. Continue Reading